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1. Magnesium casting technology for structural applications

March 2013
Alan A. Luo

This paper summarizes the melting and casting processes for magnesium alloys. It also reviews the historical development of magnesium castings and their structural uses in the western world since 1921...

2. Review of magnesium-based biomaterials and their applications

March 2018
Nurettin Sezer | Zafer Evis | Said Murat Kayhan | Aydin Tahmasebifar | Muammer Koç

In biomedical applications, the conventionally used metallic materials, including stainless steel, Co-based alloys and Ti alloys, often times exhibit unsatisfactory results such as stress shielding...

3. Magnesium matrix composites for biomedical applications: A review

March 2019
Vijay Kumar Bommala | Mallarapu Gopi Krishna | Ch Tirumala Rao

In recent years, a new wave of bioactive, biocompatibility and biodegradable metallic materials were developed for orthopedic applications. Pure Magnesium, Magnesium alloys, Magnesium alloy-based composites...

4. Overview of advancement and development trend on magnesium alloy

September 2019
Tiancai Xu | Yan Yang | Xiaodong Peng | Jiangfeng Song | Fusheng Pan

Magnesium alloys are characterized by their low density (approximately 1.8 g/cm3 for magnesium alloys), high strength, large modulus of elasticity, good heat dissipation, good shock absorption, greater...

5. Insight of magnesium alloys and composites for orthopedic implant applications – a review

September 2017
R Radha | D Sreekanth

Magnesium (Mg) and its alloys have been widely researched for orthopedic applications recently. Mg alloys have stupendous advantages over the commercially available stainless steel, Co-Cr-Ni alloy and...

6. Plasma electrolytic oxidation of magnesium and its alloys: Mechanism, properties and applications

March 2017
Gh. Barati Darband | M. Aliofkhazraei | P. Hamghalam | N. Valizade

Plasma Electrolyte Oxidation (PEO) process has increasingly been employed to improve magnesium surface properties by fabrication of an MgO-based coating. Originating from conventional anodizing procedures,...

7. Introduction to magnesium alloy processing technology and development of low-cost stir casting process for magnesium alloy and its composites

September 2018
Anil Kumar | Santosh Kumar | N.K. Mukhopadhyay

This paper presents the processing of magnesium alloys and its composite through different stir casting technologies. Design and development of stir casting technology that is suitable for processing...

8. Influence of friction stir processing conditions on corrosion behavior of AZ31B magnesium alloy

December 2019
Hamed Seifiyan | Mahmoud Heydarzadeh Sohi | Mohammad Ansari | Donya Ahmadkhaniha | Mohsen Saremi

The present study aims to investigate the effect of friction stir processing (FSP) conditions on the corrosion characteristic of AZ31B magnesium alloy. Specimens made of AZ31B alloy were friction stir...

9. Comparison of microstructures and mechanical properties of composite extruded AZ31 sheets

December 2019
Yanfu Chai | Yan Song | Bin Jiang | Jie Fu | Zhongtao Jiang | Qingshan Yang | Haoran Sheng | Guangsheng Huang | Dingfei Zhang | Fusheng Pan

The microstructures and mechanical properties of the composite extruded AZ31/AZ31 and AZ31/4047 Al sheets were investigated and made a comparison to the conventional extruded AZ31 sheet. Owing to the...

10. Review on friction stir welding of magnesium alloys

December 2018
Kulwant Singh | Gurbhinder Singh | Harmeet Singh

Friction Stir Welding (FSW) is considered to be the most significant development in metal joining in last two decades. FSW has many advantages when welding magnesium or lightweight alloys. The Friction...

11. Corrosion behavior of AZ31-WC nano-composites

December 2019
Sudip Banerjee | Suswagata Poria | Goutam Sutradhar | Prasanta Sahoo

In this study, the effects of WC nano-particles amount and surface roughness on corrosion behavior of magnesium metal matrix nano-composites in 3.5% NaCl solution are examined with the help of electrochemical...

12. Recent developments in high-strength Mg-RE-based alloys: Focusing on Mg-Gd and Mg-Y systems

September 2018
Jinghuai Zhang | Shujuan Liu | Ruizhi Wu | Legan Hou | Milin Zhang

Higher strength is always the goal pursued by researchers for the structural materials, especially for the lightweight magnesium (Mg) alloys which generally have relatively low strength at present....

13. Recent research and developments on wrought magnesium alloys

September 2017
Sihang You | Yuanding Huang | Karl Ulrich Kainer | Norbert Hort

Wrought magnesium alloys attract special interests as lightweight structural material due to their homogeneous microstructure and enhanced mechanical properties compared to as-cast alloys. In this contribution,...

14. On the improved tensile strength and ductility of Mg--Sn--Zn--Mn alloy processed by aging prior to extrusion

December 2019
Liping Zhong | Yongjian Wang | Yuchen Dou

This study investigated the influence of aging prior to extrusion (APE) on the tensile strength and ductility of as-extruded Mg–8.32Sn–1.85Zn–0.17Mn alloy. Results demonstrated that APE treatment dramatically...

15. High temperature mechanical behavior of low-pressure sand-cast Mg–Gd–Y–Zr magnesium alloy

December 2019
Wencai Liu | Beiping Zhou | Guohua Wu | Liang Zhang | Xiang Peng | Liang Cao

The aim of this work is firstly to optimize T6 heat-treatment of low-pressure sand-cast Mg–10Gd–3Y–0.5Zr alloy, and then systematically investigate the mechanical behavior of the T6-treated alloy from...

16. Mechanical and degradation behaviour of biodegradable magnesium–zinc/hydroxyapatite composite with different powder mixing techniques

December 2019
Siti Nur Hazwani Mohamad Rodzi | Hussain Zuhailawati | B.K. Dhindaw

Magnesium-based biomaterials have recently gained great attention as promising candidates for the new generation of biodegradable implants. This study investigated the mechanical performance and biodegradation...

17. Investigation of ZrO2 nanoparticles concentration and processing time effect on the localized PEO coatings formed on AZ91 alloy

December 2019
Zeeshan Ur Rehman | Dongjin Choi

AZ91 Mg alloy was treated through a new localized PEO (Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation) coating approach, using electrolyte solutions with varying ZrO2 nanoparticles concentration (2–8 g/L) and processing...

18. A review: Past, present and future of grain refining of magnesium castings

September 2019
Erdem Karakulak

Magnesium is the lightest constructional metal, which makes it an important material for different applications like automotive, transportation, aviation and aerospace. There are several studies about...

19. Strain hardening behavior of Mg–Y alloys after extrusion process

December 2019
Chaoyue Zhao | Ziyan Li | Jiahui Shi | Xianhua Chen | Teng Tu | Zhu Luo | Renju Cheng | Andrej Atrens | Fusheng Pan

The strain hardening is an effective mode of enhancing mechanical properties in alloys. In this work, the strain hardening behaviors of Mg-xY (x = 1, 2, and 3 wt%) after extrusion process was investigated...

20. Kinetics in Mg-based hydrogen storage materials: Enhancement and mechanism

March 2019
Qun Luo | Jianding Li | Bo Li | Bin Liu | Huaiyu Shao | Qian Li

Mg-based materials have been intensively studied for hydrogen storage applications due to their high energy density up to 2600 Wh/kg or 3700 Wh/L. However, the Mg-based materials with poor kinetics...

21. Effect of texture and twinning on mechanical properties and corrosion behavior of an extruded biodegradable Mg–4Zn alloy

December 2019
M. Sabbaghian | R. Mahmudi | K.S. Shin

Microstructure, texture, mechanical properties and corrosion behavior of the extruded Mg–4Zn alloy, as a biodegradable material, were investigated. A refined microstructure caused by dynamic recrystallization...

22. Texture tailoring and bendability improvement of rolled AZ31 alloy using {10–12} twinning: The effect of precompression levels

December 2019
Jong Un Lee | Ye Jin Kim | Sang-Hoon Kim | Jeong Hun Lee | Min-Seong Kim | Shi-Hoon Choi | Byoung Gi Moon | Young Min Kim | Sung Hyuk Park

In this study, the texture of a rolled Mg alloy is effectively modified through the application of precompression and subsequent annealing treatment, leading to a remarkable improvement in the bending...

23. Mechanical and metallurgical properties of friction stir welded dissimilar joints of AZ91 magnesium alloy and AA 6082-T6 aluminium alloy

June 2019
Sameer MD | Anil Kumar Birru

In the present research work, AZ91 magnesium alloy and AA6082-T6 aluminium alloy were joined by friction stir welding process. The comparison of microstructure and mechanical properties between different...

24. A systematic investigation of secondary phase dissolution in Mg–Sn alloys

December 2019
Arushi Dev | Niladri Naskar | Nishant Kumar | Ashutosh Jena | Manas Paliwal

As-cast Mg–Sn alloys (3, 6, and 9 wt% Sn) were solution treated at 653, 703 and 753 K (380, 430 and 480 °C) for 1, 4, 8, 12 and 24 h to determine the variation of secondary phase with respect to Sn...

25. Rietveld refinement of powder X-ray diffraction, microstructural and mechanical studies of magnesium matrix composites processed by high energy ball milling

December 2018
T. Ramkumar | M. Selvakumar | R. Vasanthsankar | A.S. Sathishkumar | P. Narayanasamy | G. Girija

This research reports the processing of magnesium matrix composites reinforced with silicon carbide (SiC) and aluminium oxide (Al2O3) using powder metallurgy technique through high energy milling. Samples...

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